MA International Criminology
School of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences
Our award-winning teaching is informed by our world-class research in law and criminal justice. Our graduates are in demand all over the world.
About the course
Course description 2017
This course is distinctive because it includes elements of international criminology, restorative justice and research training. The strong focus on restorative justice reflects a view of criminal justice found on several continents.
The course is flexible. You can choose the taught path, the restorative justice path or the research route.
- Responding to Crime in Europe
- Issues in Comparative Penology
- The Cultures of Criminology
- The Research Process
Examples of optional modules
A choice of several modules including:
- International Criminal Justice
- Policing and Society
- Quantitative Methods
- Methods of Criminological Research.
For details of our Restorative Justice Pathway and Research Pathway please see:
Teaching and assessment
Teaching takes place through seminars. You’ll be assessed on your essays and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
We normally require a minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in law, social sciences or humanities. Other qualifications will be considered and relevant work experience will be taken into consideration alongside qualifications.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.